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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Not a good day.

You know how, when you're pregnant, everyone in the world wants to tell you birth horror stories? 32-hour labors! Caesarian sections without benefit of painkillers! Giving birth in the back seat of a car on the interstate!

Well, someone gave me a roux-en-y horror story today. Not only was it a horror story that ended in someone's death, it was a death that this person directly attributed to bariatric surgery.

What makes it worse is that I'm going to have to see this person on a regular basis. Even if she never brings it up again, every time I see her, I'm going to think of that horror story. AWKWARD!

I don't know; it's stressing me out. I was confident and excited to have the surgery, and now I'm worried and stressed. I wish I could talk to someone who's been through it and come out the other side.

2 comments:

Jessica said...

Hi! I am a new follower!! I was banded a little over a year ago - so I can't give u any advice about other bariatric surgeries but I have found that the blogger community is super helpful and supportive!! I wish u the best of luck!!

Fangirl Says said...

Hi, Jessica! Thanks for following and thanks even more for commenting! I was beginning to feel like I was talking to myself, haha. :)